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Primary education and secondary schools

Evidence of capacity to comply

A proposed non-government school must:

  • provide a summary of the proposed total number of teaching hours per Year/class and KLA/course
  • provide an overview of the school's educational program indicating:
    • the scope and sequence of proposed learning/units of work in relation to outcomes of the NESA syllabus for each KLA/course for each Year
    • resources and equipment available for each KLA/course
  • provide an assessment plan indicating how students' performance in each KLA/course is to be assessed, monitored and recorded
  • provide an overview of the proposed process for reporting student achievement
  • the proposed process for maintaining evidence relating to the standard of teaching that includes:
    • consistency between the various elements of the school’s curriculum including NESA syllabus outcomes, scope and sequence, teaching programs, assessment records and samples of student work
    • records of teacher reflection/evaluation of the effectiveness of teaching and learning
    • records of the progressive achievement of students over time
    • records of the school’s analysis of student achievement data to inform teaching and learning
    • records of strategies to meet the learning needs of students across a variety of student backgrounds and learning profiles, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • evidence relating to student engagement in learning, that includes records of:
    • students’ learning progress over time
    • teaching strategies and programs designed and implemented to meet learning needs of students across a variety of student backgrounds and learning profiles, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • describe how the proposed school, if secondary and applying for registration only, will inform parents of students in writing each year that the proposed school will not be eligible to enter candidates for the Record of School Achievement and/or Higher School Certificate and will indicate the consequences for potential candidates for that credential of the proposed school not being accredited.
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